When art critic Ken Johnson recently described Sol LeWitt's line drawings as something "anyone who has the instructions and access to wall space could reproduce," he could have been describing a recent LeWitt project in a Hollywood Hills kitchen.
Jack Latner's kitchen, part of our feature on the house last week, had a dynamic black and white LeWitt design that demonstrates how far a ruler, painter's tape and black paint can go toward transforming an all-white space.
The vague installation guidelines from the LeWitt estate provided only the dimensions of each line. Latner hired local artist Kat Poteet, who has painted wall murals.
Architect Aaron Neubert, who renovated the home, said he was apprehensive about the LeWitt mural until he saw it completed.
"I find that it actually reinforces our intention behind the long opaque site wall as a buffer to the adjacent street," Neubert said. "I was also surprised by the presence the installation had from the patio at night, actually working to conflate the exterior spaces and the interior spaces even more."
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